The control of the water supply used to cool the dentists drill and suction to take away the waste material.
The valve supplies water to cool the dentists drill and to wash away any blood and dental matter. The
water and waste can build in the mouth meaning that some form of
suction must be used to extract it. There is a legal and industry requirement to totally separate the water inlet from the waste material. This normally
requires two valves, one to supply the water and one to control the
suction. The manufacture of the dental chair was looking for
a means of combining the two functions into one to save space.
Our designers worked with the customer to develop an engineered solution that combined the water supply and back suction control valves onto one manifold. The special manifold unit incorporates both functions
into one, while ensuring total separation to prevent the returning
water from mixing with the clean. The back-suction part of
the valve was designed to cope with the drilling waste which could
block any small orifices and collect in any cavities.
Because the supplied manifold combines two valve functions into one it
is compact in size and makes installation and assembly easier.
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